Miscellany, Nov. 15, 1948

Offensive. In Sacramento, Calif., Margaret Patterson explained to police how she had been able to drive off a thug who tried to hold her up: "I just laughed at him."

See? In Memphis, Charles Sanders Jr. landed in a hospital, learned that he had been hit by a truck while trying to prove to friends that he "could walk home blindfolded."

Hard Cure. In Kansas City, Kans., Nick Albert Isaacs confessed that he had attempted a bank robbery because he needed money to make good a bad check.

Ration. In Wild Cat Corner, N.C., Mrs. Robert Ivey, charged with buying and reselling one gallon...

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